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Keyword: Ankle

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Patient UK

The Achilles tendon is at the back of the heel. It can be ruptured by sudden force on the foot or ankle. If your Achilles tendon is ruptured you will be unable to stand on tiptoe, and will have a flat footed walk. It is important to diagnose and trea...

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Arthroscopy

the NHS website

An arthroscopy is a type of keyhole surgery used both to diagnose and treat problems with joints. The procedure is most commonly used on the knees, ankles, shoulders, elbows and wrist. An arthroscopy might be recommended to look at the inside...

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Broken ankle

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A broken (fractured) ankle needs to be treated as soon as possible. It typically takes between six and 12 weeks to heal. How to tell if your ankle is broken Symptoms of a broken ankle include: severe pain and tenderness bruising and swelling ...

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Club foot

the NHS website

Club foot is a deformed ankle and foot and is present at birth. The ankle is twisted, the foot points down and inwards and the soles of the feet face each other.

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Knock knee

the NHS website

The term knock knee describes a large distance between the ankles when the knees are touching. Many young children have knock knees, which tend to be most obvious at around the age of four. This is almost always just a normal part of their develo...

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